Printing Inks - Global Strategic Business Report

Printing Inks - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Mar 21, 2014, 549 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP2132

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Printing Inks in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks, and Other Inks. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. The report profiles 201 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.
DIC Corporation
Flint Group
FUJIFILM Sericol UK Ltd.
Sakata Inx Corporation

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations    I-1
      Disclaimers   I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level   I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics    I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study  I-3
       Lithographic Inks   I-3
       Flexographic Inks   I-4
       Gravure Inks I-4
       Digital Printing Inks   I-4
       Other Inks   I-4


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW     
      Printing Inks Industry: A Preface        II-1
      Current Scenario: Optimism Tempered by Uncertainty  II-1
      Rising Raw Material Prices: The Major Cause of Worry for
       Printing Ink Manufacturers  II-2
       Table 1: Prices of Select Raw Materials (In US$/Mt) for Years
       2008-2012     II-3
      Supply Gets Tighter   II-3
      Future Growth Prospects   II-4
      Current & Future Analysis II-4
       Value Analysis       II-4
       Volume Analysis      II-5
       Developed Markets: Losing Sheen         II-5
        Future Prospects: Down but Not Out     II-6
       Developing Markets to Uncover True Potential   II-6
      Rising Global Profile of the Printing Ink Industry  II-7
       Challenges of Going Global  II-7

  2. MARKET DYNAMICS
      Synthetic Alternatives: Order of the Day II-8
      R&D Witnesses Buoyant Growth amid Economic  Vagaries   II-8
      New Technologies to Reinvigorate Sales   II-8
       Nanographic Printing II-8
       Graphene conductive packaging ink       II-9
       Waterless printing   II-9
       High-fidelity Color Control II-9
       Thermal inkjet printing  II-9
      Modern Innovations: the Industry’s Saving Grace II-9
      UV-Curable Ink: Changing the Market’s Revenue  Quotient            II-10
      LED Curing: Gaining Widespread Popularity       II-10
      UV and EB Inks: The Bucks Start Here     II-11
      Printer Ink Refills Market: An Overview  II-11
      Environment-Friendly Packaging and Printing inks:  Gaining
       Momentum      II-12
       Biodegradable Inks- The Way to Go       II-12
      EX-IM Data for Inks   II-13
       Table 2: Leading Exporters of Printing, Writing or Drawing
       Inks Worldwide (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value
       by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    II-13

       Table 3: Leading Importers of Printing, Writing or Drawing
       Inks Worldwide (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value
       by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    II-13

  3. SEGMENT-WISE ANALYSIS 
      Lithography Inks      II-14
       Recession Throws Commercial Sheetfed Printing  into Distress      II-14
      Flexography Inks      II-14
       Flexography Makes Inroads into Other Inks’ Share   II-14
       Impact of Recession on Flexo Ink Market II-14
        UV and EB Inks-Unaffected by the Recession    II-15
       Growth Prospects for Flexo Technology   II-15
      Gravure Inks   II-15
       Mature Growth on the Cards for Gravure Inks    II-15
       Gravure Inks: A Regional Perspective    II-16
       Gravure Printers Hit by Recession       II-16
      Digital Inks   II-16
       A Focus on Inkjet Inks   II-16
        Inkjet Printing Market: Going Strong   II-16
        Challenges   II-17
        Opportunities       II-17
        Trends in the Ink-Jet Printing Market  II-17
         Wide-Format Markets - Emerging Sector II-17
         UV Curable Inks - Gaining New Interest       II-18
         Digital Photography - Creating Significant Impact   II-18
         Corrugated Industry - Another Prospective Market II-18
         Textiles - Provide Exciting Opportunities    II-18
        Future Prospects: Bright and Bountiful II-19
       Market Highlights    II-19
       Trends in Digital Printing inks         II-19
        Water-Based Inks    II-20
        Solvent-Based Inks  II-20
        Eco-Ethyl Ink       II-20
        Sublimation Ink     II-20
       Corporate Alliances in the Inkjet Business     II-20

  4. END-USE MARKETS
      Publication & Commercial Printing Industry:  Slowing Down          II-21
       Publication Ink Market at a Glance      II-21
        The Magazine Segment    II-21
        The Newspaper Segment   II-22
       Recession Casts its Spell on Publication Ink Market   II-22
        Asia: The Lone Region Posting Strong Growth   II-22
      Packaging Industry: Pepping Up           II-23
       Packaging Ink Market: A Review          II-23

  5. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE  II-24
      Major Market Participants II-24
       Table 4: Leading Manufacturers of Printing Inks Worldwide
       (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value  Sales for DIC, Flint
       Group, Toyo Ink SC HD,  Sakata Inx, Siegwerk Group, Huber
       Group and  Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-24
       World Printing Inks Industry: Key Products of  Leading
        Printing Ink Companies  II-24
       Consolidation Activity   II-25
        Select Key Acquisitions in the Global Printing Inks
         Industry: 2007-2012    II-25

  6. PRINTING INDUSTRY - A PRIMER
      Current Scenario      II-26
      Impact of Recession in Retrospect        II-26
      Recession Turns the Market Price-Sensitive      II-27
      Packaging Printing Sector: The Sole Bright Spot  amid the Gloom    II-27
      Novel Strategies Emerge During Recession II-27
      Other Noteworthy Trends and Issues       II-27
       Incorporation of Hybrid Printing        II-28
       Digitization of Workflow II-28
       Demand Shift towards Digital Print Media       II-28

  7. PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS
      Evolution of Printing in Relief          II-29
      Components of Printing Inks  II-29
      Classification of Inks by Process        II-29
      End-Use Applications  II-30
       Packaging Industry   II-30
       Commercial Printing Industry            II-30
       Publication Ink: Battling Lethargy      II-31
        What’s Ailing the Publication Industry?       II-31
        Increasing Ad Spends: The Only Ray of Hope    II-31
        Newspaper Industry Makes a Last Ditch Effort  to Rise above
         the Crises  II-31
        Innovations in Publication Ink Bodes  the Promise of a Revival   II-31
      Detailed Insight into Ink Segments       II-31
       A. Lithographic Inks II-31
         Description II-31
         Lithographic Presses and Printing     II-32
          Unit-Design       II-32
          Common Impression Cylinder Design    II-32
          Blanket-to-Blanket Design            II-32
         Sub-Processes in Lithography          II-32
          Sheetfed Offset Process  II-33
          Heatset Web Offset Process           II-33
          Non-Heatset Web Offset   II-33
         The Process II-33
         Plates Use in Lithographic Printing   II-34
          Surface Plates    II-34
          Deep-etch Plates  II-34
          Bi-Metal Plates   II-34
       B. Flexographic Inks II-34
         Definition  II-34
          Advantages II-35
         Types       II-35
          Solvent Inks      II-35
          Water-Based Inks  II-35
          Other Types       II-36
          Laminating Inks   II-36
          Energy-Curable Inks   II-36
           UV Flexo  II-37
           Advantages       II-37
           Electron Beam Inks   II-37
         The Process II-37
         Platemaking II-37
         Presses and Printing   II-38
          Central Impression Cylinder (CIC)    II-38
          In-line Flexography Presses          II-38
          Newspaper Flexographic Presses       II-38
          Commercial Publication Flexographic Presses II-38
       C. Gravure Inks      II-39
         Description II-39
          Types of Gravure Inks & their Applications  II-39
         The Process II-39
          Gravure Presses and Printing         II-40
          Gravure Cylinder Making (Gravure)    II-40
           Types of Etching for Different Purposes    II-41
          Types of Gravure Printing Based on Substrate    II-41
           Publication Gravure  II-41
           Packaging Gravure    II-42
           Product Gravure  II-42
         Applications of Gravure Inks          II-42
         End-Use Markets    II-43
          Folding Cartons   II-43
          Flexible Packaging    II-43
          Specialty Sector  II-43
           Rotogravure Inks II-43
Types of Rotogravure Inks          II-43
Intaglio II-44
       D. Digital Printing Inks II-44
         Definition  II-44
         Overview    II-45
         Who Makes Inkjet Printing Inks        II-45
       E. Others     II-45
         Letterpress Printing Inks II-45
          The Process       II-45
          Letterpress Platemaking  II-46
           Original Plates  II-46
           Duplicate Plates II-46
          Letterpress Presses and Printing     II-46
           Platen Presses   II-46
           Flat-Bed Presses II-47
           Rotary Presses   II-47
         Special Types of Inks  II-47
          Solvent-Based Evaporating Inks       II-47
          Two-Part or Reactive (Catalyst Curing) Inks II-48
          Oxidation-Drying Inks II-48
          Baking Inks       II-48
          Sublimation Inks  II-48
          Ceramic and Glass Thermoplastic Inks II-49
          Other Categories of Specialty Inks   II-49
           Metallic Inks    II-49
           Watercolor Inks  II-49
           Cold-Set Inks    II-50
           Magnetic Inks    II-50
           Invisible Inks   II-50
         Specialty Inks in Packaging           II-51
          Drawbacks  II-51
         Hybrid Inks II-51
          Benefits   II-52
          Evolution of Hybrid Inks II-52
          Use of Hybrid Inks in Plastics       II-53
         Vegetable Oil Based Inks  II-53
          Soy-Based Printing Inks  II-53
           Benefits  II-53
           Applications     II-53
In Lithographic Printing           II-53
In Flexographic Printing           II-54
Newsprint Recycling II-54
          Different Series of Oil Based Inks   II-54
           Imagelith 1NK    II-54
           Imagelith II-54
           Imagelith Plus   II-54
         Energy Curable Inks    II-55
          UV Cured Inks     II-55
           Flexmate Line of Ultraviolet Curable Inks  II-55
      An Overview of Printing Processes        II-55
       Lithography   II-55
       Gravure       II-56
       Flexography   II-56
       Other Plateless Printing Processes      II-56
       Prepress Operations: An Introduction    II-56
        Typesetting and Composition            II-56
        Copy Assembly and Process Photography  II-56
        Image Carrier Preparation  II-57
         Relief Printing    II-57
         Planographic Printing  II-57
         Intaglio Printing  II-57
         Screen Printing    II-57
         Plateless Processes    II-57
         Image carrier preparation is mainly done through  two
          processes  II-58
         Image Carrier Preparations            II-58
         Press Operations   II-58
         Postpress Operations   II-58
         Binding     II-58
       Screen Printing Inks II-58
        Applications II-59
         Product Categories II-59

  8. RAW MATERIAL OVERVIEW
      Pigments       II-60
       A Key Constituent Used in Printing Inks II-60
       Primary Makers of Pigments  II-60
       Organic Pigments     II-60
        Market Participants II-60
        Organic Pigment Powders II-61
        Synthetic Organic Pigments II-61
        Types of Organic Pigments Based on Quality    II-61
         Flush Quality      II-61
         Dispersion Quality II-61
         Microencapsulated Quality II-61
         Press Cake Quality II-61
         Toner Quality Powder   II-61
        Classification of Organic Pigments Based on Color II-61
         Fluorescent Organic Pigments          II-62
       Inorganic Pigments   II-62
        Physical Properties II-62
        Types of Inorganic Pigments            II-62
         Carbon Black       II-62
         Frankfurt Black    II-63
         Extenders and Fillers  II-63
         Metallic Pigments  II-63
         Luminescent Type Pigments II-63
         Pearlescent Pigments   II-63
       Industry Trends      II-64
      Resins         II-64
       Overview      II-64
       Potential Market     II-64
       Polyvinyl Butyral Resins Family         II-64
       Sulfopolyester Resins    II-65
        Applications II-65
         Features of Pre and Post Metallization Primers   II-65

  9. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
      Need to Reduce Usage of Solvents in Inks II-66
      Role of EPA in Regulating the Use of Flexo Inks II-66
      Waste Ink Dilemma     II-67
      Oil Retention in Inks: A Crucial Issue   II-67
      Drive Towards Controlling VOC Emissions  II-67

  10. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS 
      Videojet Technologies Unveils WLK660072 Ink for  Wolke Thermal
       Ink Jet and 8510 Printer Ranges         II-68
      INX International Ink Introduces AquaTech IONTM  Label Ink
       Systems       II-68
      Haydale UnveilsHDPlas™ Graphene Based  Inks Range   II-69
      Sun Chemical Introduces Madden Triumph  Lithographic Inks          II-69
      Pulse Roll Label Products to Launch Range of  Varnishes and Inks   II-69
      Inkstream to Introduce Range of UVM Flexo Inks  II-70
      Frimpeks Introduces Expleo UV Flexo Ink Range   II-70
      SunJet Unveils EtiJet LM UV Ink Range    II-70
      Sun Chemical Launches SunLit® Crystal Ink Solution  II-70
      Seiko I Infotech to Introduce Neon Inks  II-71
      Sepiax Ink Technology Launches Aquares 3.0 Resin  Ink Technology   II-71
      Sun Chemical Unveils Streamline Range of Inks   II-71
      Xennia Technology Introduces Zircon Digital Ink Set II-72
      Bordeaux Digital Printink Rolls Out PRDS  Wide-Format Inkjet
       Solutions     II-72
      Jay Chemical Industries Introduces Antelos Digital  Textile
       Printing Inks II-72
      Domino Printing Sciences Launches 299BK Black Ink  for A-
       Series CIJ Printers Range   II-73
      Flint Group Introduces New PluriTech  Shrink-U Ink System          II-73
      NuSil Technology Launches New Medical Grade  Silicone Inks Series  II-73
      Videojet Technologies Launches V492-C Light Blue  and V402
       Dark Gray Inks       II-73
      Superior Printing Ink Introduces Water-based  Flexographic Ink
       Program       II-74
      Ricoh Unveils Photo-Curable Inkjet Ink   II-74
      Sun Chemical Unveils SunUno Solimax Ink System  II-75
      GJS Machinery Introduces M-TT Water Based  Modified Pigment Inks   II-75
      Intrinsiq Materials Develops Copper Ink for  Paper Substrate       II-75
      Trident Launches New Inkjet Printhead and Ink   II-75
      Xennia Develops New Reactive Dye Ink XenInx  Amethyst  II-76
      SouthWest Nano Technologies Launches Carbon  Nanotube Ink          II-76
      Global Imaging Launches Panoply Inks     II-76
      Color-Logic Launches BEST Silver Ink     II-76
      Mimaki Announces Addition of New Clear Ink  to LH-100 series       II-76
      Sawgrass Rolls out Three Ink Shades for  EPSON 4880 Printers       II-77
      AT Inks Launches New Eco Solvent Inks    II-77
      Flint Unveils New Range of Inks with Low Migration  Properties     II-77
      BASF Launches New Technology Ink for  Food Packaging   II-77
      Toyo Ink Develops Environment Friendly Vantean  Eco Lio Inks       II-77
      INX Digital Extends TRIANGLE® Brand with PDQ Inks   II-78
      Pulse Roll Label Products Introduces UV Curable  Combi SF for
       Rotary Screen Printing   II-78
      Arrow Digital Launches UV Curable Virtu Ink Series  II-78
      Sun Chemical to Expand its Streamline Portfolio of  Digital Inks   II-79
      Videojet Launches LC-Pro UV-Curable Ink  II-79
      Sun Chemicals Unveils an Extensive Range of  Coating Products
       and Inks      II-79
      Flint Group Introduces the PremoFilm ETS Ink System  for
       Merchandise Bags     II-80
      INX International Launches Two Novel Metal  Decorating Inks        II-80
      Hybrid Services Launches Clear Ink for Wide-Format  Printers       II-80
      Bordeaux to Showcase Novel Ink Solutions for  Wide-Format
       Inkjet Printers      II-81
      HP Malaysia Launches Ink Advantage       II-81
      Sun Chemical Unveils a Comprehensive Array of  Ink Solutions
       for Metal Decoration II-81
      Domino Printing Sciences Unveils BK107 Black Ink  for G-Series
       TIJ Printers Range   II-81
      Jaysynth Dyestuffs Introduces Digifix Inks      II-82
      Nazdar Unveils Lyson 213 Series Inks     II-82
      Electronics For Imaging and 3M Introduce  Co-Branded UV Ink        II-83
      Flint Group Unveils Flexocure ANCORA Ink Range  II-83
      Flint Group Launches BioCure F UV Flexo Ink System  II-83
      International Coatings Launches an Innovative  Special-effects
       Ink           II-84
      Sun Chemical Launches CXX Array of Formable Inks  Meant for 3D
       Appliqués     II-84
      Nazdar Launches Novel Lyson Digital Inks II-84
      Standard Coating Enters Inkjet Domain with  the Launch of
       Direct-to-Garment T-Print Ink           II-85
      Flint Group Launches New Water-based Series of  Flexo Inks         II-85
      GSB Launches White Ink for HP5500 Indigo Press  II-85
      Pulse Launches a New Series of High-Performance  Metallic Inks     II-86
      Intrinsiq Materials Introduces Innovative Copper Ink  for
       Inkjet Printers      II-86
      Xennia Introduces XenInx Onyx, a Metallic Ink for  Decorative
       Digital Applications II-86
      Sawgrass Technologies Launches MxF Ink for  Printing Nylon
       Banners and Flags    II-86
      Green Ink Practices Environment Saving  Production Process         II-87
      Van Son Holland Ink Adds New Vs1 Ink  to the Vs Series II-87
      Mimaki Adds Silver Ink to ES3 Ink Portfolio     II-87
      Kodak Releases New Red Fluorescing Dry Ink      II-88
      Bayer Unveils Conductive Inks            II-88
      International Coatings Launches Centris Range of  Non-
       Phthalate Inks       II-89
      INX Digital Unveils Range of ECO Solvent Inks   II-89
      Squid Ink Launches SI-PZ1800 II-89
      Xennia Technology Releases XenInx Diamond       II-90
      Reprographic Technology Launches Alternative Inks   II-90
      Sun Chemical to Introduce a Wave of  Innovative Products           II-91
      SunRay Scientific Introduces NANOGLOW™   II-92
      Bayer Showcases Conductive Inks for Use  in Printed Electronics    II-92
      Flint Rolls Out New Bio-Renewable Printing Products II-93
      Graphics One Launches the Versatile SEPIAX Ink  in the
       American Region      II-93
      SIGNiX Integrates Digital Signature Technology  into zipForm
       of zipLogix   II-93
      INX Digital to Showcase AXB BIO Formulated Ink  II-93
      Agfa Graphics Unveils a New Range of Inkjet  Press Inks            II-94
      Van Son Unveils an Offset Litho Ink Range       II-94
      Kornit Digital Launches Direct-On-Garment Printer   II-94
      INX Digital International Launches Triangle™  Brand HPS Inks       II-95
      INX Digital International Launches Triangle™ JVS Inks  II-95
      INX Digital International Launches Triangle™ Brand  Aqueous Inks   II-95

  11. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST- A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER
      Cytec Launches a New Resin for UV Inks Formulation  II-96
      FLINT GROUP Launches FORCE UV-Flexographic  Printing Inks          II-96
      Matthews Marking Products Launches  New Range of Black Inks        II-96
      Nazdar Introduces W500 Series Ink        II-96
      Actega Rhenania Unveils PUR Adhesives    II-96
      DSM NeoResins+ Launches NeoRez U-430)    II-97
      Oxea Unveils Novel Chemical di-octyladipate     II-97
      Tirupati Inks Introduces EcoAquva and  EcoImpex Inks   II-97
      Sun Chemical Introduces New Range of Sheetfed  Offset Inks         II-97
      Sun Chemical Launches SolarFlex® Nova    II-97
      Chisso Develops Photocurable and Polyimide  Dielectric Inks        II-98
      Nazdar Releases Uniform Labeling System  II-98
      Sakata Rolls Out XJS Series  II-98
      Sun Chemical Introduces Sunguard         II-98
      Sun Chemical Releases Optima Digital Solvent Inks   II-99
      INX International Ink Launches EcoTech™  Brand Color Inks          II-99
      Siegwerk Switzerland Launches LED-UV Label  Printing Ink Systems   II-99
      Toyo Ink Manufacturing America Launches  LIOJET™ Inkjet Inks       II-99
      Toyo Ink Manufacturing America Launches  AquaLiona™ Flexo
       Lamination Inks      II-99
      Flint Group Unveils PolarTek Laminating Ink     II-100
      Flint Group to Launch PremoKing Heatset Inks    II-100
      Van Son Expands Vs Series Ink Product Line      II-100
      Ink Technologies Introduces Next-generation  Eco Solvent Ink
       “EVOSol”      II-101
      Superior Printing Launches Biolocity Sheetfed Inks  II-101
      Sun Chemical Launches Color-Change Ink  Series “Sunlase”           II-101
      Megaink Digital Launches 4th generation BioMG Inks  II-102
      HP Unveils New Ink Formulations for  Low Solvent Printers          II-102
      Zeller+Gmelin’s New Uvalux U3 Offers Enhanced  Capabilities        II-102
      MGI Digital Plans to Launch Range of Digital  Presses and
       Inkjet Products      II-103
      Hexion Specialty Introduces HexiStretch™  UV-Curable Inkjet Inks   II-103
      Sartomer Unveils ‘CN9167US’ Aromatic  Urethane Acrylate            II-103
      Kohl & Madden Introduce Earth Series Sheetfed Inks  II-103
      Sun Chemical Rolls Out Diamond Inks      II-104
      Superior Printing Announces Upgraded Portfolio of  UV Sheetfed
       Inks          II-104
      Nazdar Unveils Lyson TX6500 Series Water-Based  Digital Dye
       Sublimation Inks     II-104
      Sun Chemical Introduces New Commercial  Sheetfed Inks and
       Other Products       II-105
      Sun Chemical Plans to Unveil New Innovative  Technologies          II-105
      US Ink Launches Aqua News® Spectra Black™       II-105
      Ciba Unveils Ciba® IRGASTAR™ GF Inks     II-105
      Dow Corning Unveils Ink Technology, Silicone-Based  Inks, “
       Smart” Textile       II-105
      Sun Introduces Suncure Lazer II-106
      SunJet Unveils UV Cured Inks II-106
      Superior Printing Ink Rolls out EVOLOCITY       II-106
      Sun Chemical Unveils Pioneering  ‘Eco-friendly’ UV Ink II-106
      INX International Launches Belle Color™  II-107
      RUCO Druckfarben Unveils 935UV Ink Line  II-107
      RUCO Druckfarben Launches Opaque White Inks for  Blue-Ray Discs    II-108
      Toyo Ink Unveils 3 Additions of Kaleido Ink™ Series II-108
      Ciba Rolls Out New Range of Stylings     II-109
      Sun Chemical Announces Novel Ink Solutions for  Digital,
       Screen Printers      II-109
      Sun Chemical Introduces Water-based Inks II-110
      Cytec Industries Announces the Launch of  Novel Adhesives and
       Coatings      II-110
      Sakata Inks Introduces Fast Drying Offset  Printing Inks           II-110
      KMA Global Solutions Offers Dual-color Capability  to DUALTag
       Products      II-111
      Chisso Corp Develops Inks for Insulation Purposes   II-111
      Tego Coating Additives & Specialty Resins Introduces  Unique
       Polyurethane Polyols II-111
      RUCO Exhibits Printing Ink Series        II-111
      RUCO Exhibits Unique Three-in-one Combination  Series  II-112

  12. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 
      Toyo Ink Merges Toyo Ink Mfg. America with  Toyo Ink America       II-113
      Merck Inks Agreement with Seiko Epson    II-113
      Suzhou Kingswood Printing Inks Takes  Over Brancher II-114
      Rutland Holdings Takes Over Sociedad  Quimica Alemana  II-114
      Tech8 to Merge with Colorific            II-114
      Superior Printing Ink Takes Over Ink Makers     II-114
      DIC to Acquire Pacific Inks  II-114
      ALTANA to Acquire Color Chemie           II-115
      Xennia Technology Signs Partnership Agreement  with Ynvisible      II-115
      InkTec and Sawgrass Technologies Ink License Deal  for
       Sublimation Technology   II-115
      RR Donnelley Enters into Technology Partnership  with KBA          II-116
      Plextronics and Sanyo Chemical Industries Sign  OLED Lighting
       Distribution Agreement   II-116
      Showa Denko to Produce and Market NovaCentrix’s  Conductive Inks   II-116
      Yissum Research Development Signs Licensing and  Research Deal
       with Vaxan Steel     II-117
      Bordeaux Digital PrintInk Signs Distribution  Agreement with LFDP  II-117
      Mosley Holding Takes Over Graphic Sciences      II-117
      Resinall Rütgers Resins Acquires Neville  Chemical Europe          II-117
      Rutland Plastic Technologies Forms Joint Venture  with Dhaval
       Colour Chem   II-118
      Hapa Takes Over Gottscho Printing Systems       II-118
      Canon, Océ to Merge their Printer Divisions     II-119
      Consolidated Graphics to Acquire RT Associates  II-119
      Siegwerk Takes Over Environmental Inks  and Coatings   II-119
      Xennia Signs OEM Agreement with Tecno Italia    II-119
      Xaar Selects Colorobbia Espana and  Colorobbia Italia  II-120
      Pelikan Collaborates with Linoprint      II-120
      Dow Corning Collaborates with Vapor Apparel,  M&R Equipment
       and Lon Winters      II-120
      Sun Chemical Signs Distribution Agreement  with Ultrachem          II-121
      Flint Group Takes Over Torda II-121
      Dorf Ketal Chemicals Takes over DuPont's  Specialty Catalysts
       Business      II-122
      Toyo Ink Technologies to Acquire Fluid Ink  Technology Assets      II-122
      ChemChina Inks Agreement with Cabot      II-122

  13. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 
      Sun Chemical Takes Over Handschy         II-123
      Videojet Technologies Acquires Wolke Inks       II-123
      Ruetgers and Resinall Establishes Joint Venture II-123
      Triangle Digital to Collaborate with Anteprima  and Megaink        II-123
      Sakata Inx Establishes New Manufacturing Facility   II-123
      HP and R.R. Donnelley to Collaborate     II-124
      DIC Inks Joint Venture Agreement with Dai Nippon  and the Inctec   II-124
      INX International Establishes New Field  Operations Office         II-124
      Altana Acquires Water Ink Technologies   II-125
      Sun Chemical Establishes New Color  Manufacturing Facility         II-125
      Sun Chemical Unveils Global Brand Names  for Sheetfed Inks         II-125
      BASF Acquires Ciba Holding   II-126
      Sakata Inks Agreement with Megaink Digital      II-126
      Peter Mulheran Acquires Sani-Blast       II-126
      INX International Commences UV Ink Production  in Bangkok          II-126
      Dainippon Ink and Chemicals Becomes  DIC Corporation   II-126
      DIC Plans to Establish a New Printing Facility  in India           II-126
      Nazdar Announces Global Digital Ink Partnership  with Xaar         II-127
      Flint Group Unveils a New Flexographic  Products Division          II-127
      Sakata International Plans Merger of Water-based  Printing Inks    II-127
      XSYS Print Solutions Renames as Flint Group  Narrow Web            II-128
      Ciba to Acquire Lamberti Group           II-128
      INX International Takes Over Innovative Solutions   II-128
      Micro Solutions Acquires Greenman Group  II-128
      Micro Inks Takes Over USA’s Huber Group  II-128
      RDS Acquisition Corp Takes Over Rapid Refill Ink
       International for US$1.5 million        II-129
      EPI Acquires Stake in ICIII-129
      Evonik Takes Over the Remaining Stake  in Degussa   II-129
      Altana Acquires Wolstenholme for 24 million Euros   II-129
      OM Group in US Acquires Lanxess’s Borchers unit II-129
      Flint Group Invests in a Novel Printing press   II-130
      Toyo Ink Enters into a Joint Venture with  TechNova II-130
      Spinks India Ties up with Global Partners  to Sell Printing
       Products      II-130
      Sakata Inx Plans to Increase Printing Ink capacity  in India       II-130
      Sakata Inx Announces Initiation of Information-sharing  Among
       Asian Units   II-130
      Applied DNA Sciences Enters into an Agreement  with Printcolor     II-130
      Atrion International Signs a Multi-year Agreement  with Flint
       Group         II-131
      Sinopec Partners with BP PLC to Start Constructing  Facility
       at Nanjing    II-131
      Sun Chemical Starts a New Gravure Printing Ink  Facility in
       Rochdale      II-131

  14. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS  
      Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.  (Japan)            II-132
      DIC Corporation (Japan)   II-132
       Sun Chemical Corp. (US)  II-133
      Flint Group (Luxembourg)  II-133
      Sakata Inx Corporation (Japan)           II-134
       INX International Ink Co. (US)          II-135
       SAKATA Inx (INDIA) Limited  II-135
      Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA (Germany)    II-136
      T & K Toka Co. Ltd. (Japan)  II-136
      Tokyo Printing Ink Mfg. Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-137

  15. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
      A. Volume Analytics   II-138
       Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis  for
       Printing Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
       Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),  Middle East, and
       Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
       Volume Sales in Thousand  Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    II-138

       Table 6: World Historic Review for Printing Inks by
       Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific
       (excluding Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets
       Independently Analyzed  with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
       Tons for  Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)  II-139

       Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
       Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
       US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
       Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2012 &
       2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-140
       Printing Inks Market by Product Segment II-141
        Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Lithographic Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
        Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding  Japan), Middle East, and
        Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Volume Sales  in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   II-141

        Table 9: World Historic Review for Lithographic Inks  by
        Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
        (excluding Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
        Tons for  Years 2004 through 2009 (includes  corresponding
        Graph/Chart) II-142

        Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithographic Inks by
        Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
        US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
        Middle East, and  Latin America Markets for Years 2004,
        2012 &  2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-143

        Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Flexographic Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
        Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding  Japan), Middle East, and
        Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Volume Sales  in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   II-144

        Table 12: World Historic Review for Flexographic Inks  by
        Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
        (excluding Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
        Tons for Years  2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) II-145

        Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Flexographic Inks by
        Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown  of Volume Sales
        for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific (excluding
        Japan), Middle East,  and Latin America Markets for Years
        2004,  2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart)         II-146

        Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
        Gravure Inks by Geographic Region -  US, Canada, Japan,
        Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and
        Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Volume Sales  in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   II-147

        Table 15: World Historic Review for Gravure Inks by
        Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific
        (excluding Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
        Tons  for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes  corresponding
        Graph/Chart) II-148

        Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Gravure  Inks by
        Geographic Region - Percentage  Breakdown of Volume Sales
        for US, Canada,  Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
        Japan),  Middle East, and Latin America Markets for  Years
        2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes  corresponding Graph/Chart)          II-149

        Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
        Digital Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
        Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding  Japan), Middle East, and
        Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Volume  Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010  through 2018
        (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-150

        Table 18: World Historic Review for Digital Inks by
        Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific
        (excluding Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
        Tons for Years  2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) II-151

        Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Digital Inks  by
        Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
        US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
        Middle East, and  Latin America Markets for Years 2004,
        2012 &  2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-152

        Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
        Other Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
        Asia-Pacific (excluding  Japan), Middle East, and Latin
        America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
        Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010  through 2018
        (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-153

        Table 21: World Historic Review for Other Inks by Geographic
        Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific (excluding
        Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
        Tons  for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes  corresponding
        Graph/Chart) II-154

        Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Inks  by
        Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
        US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
        Middle East,  and Latin America Markets for Years 2004,
        2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart) II-155
      B. Dollar Analytics   II-156
       Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
       Printing Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
       Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding  Japan), Middle East, and
       Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
       Sales Figures  in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    II-156

       Table 24: World Historic Review for Printing Inks by
       Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific
       (excluding Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets
       Independently Analyzed  with Annual Sales Figures in US$
       Million for  Years 2004 through 2009 (includes  corresponding
       Graph/Chart)  II-157

       Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
       Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
       US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
       Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2012 &
       2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-158
       Printing Inks Market by Product Segment II-159
        Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
        Lithographic Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
        Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and
        Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures  in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   II-159

        Table 27: World Historic Review for Lithographic Inks  by
        Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
        (excluding Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for  Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart) II-160

        Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Lithographic Inks by
        Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown  of Dollar Sales
        for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific (excluding
        Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets for Years
        2004, 2012 &  2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          II-161

        Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
        Flexographic Inks by Geographic  Region - US, Canada, Japan,
        Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and
        Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010  through 2018
        (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-162

        Table 30: World Historic Review for Flexographic  Inks by
        Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
        (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years  2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart) II-163

        Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for  Flexographic Inks
        by Geographic Region -  Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for US,  Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
        Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets  for Years
        2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes  corresponding Graph/Chart)          II-164

        Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
        Gravure Inks by Geographic Region -  US, Canada, Japan,
        Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and
        Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures  in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   II-165

        Table 33: World Historic Review for Gravure Inks by
        Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific
        (excluding Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for  Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart) II-166

        Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Gravure  Inks by
        Geographic Region - Percentage  Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for US, Canada,  Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
        Japan),  Middle East, and Latin America Markets for  Years
        2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes  corresponding Graph/Chart)          II-167

        Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
        Digital Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
        Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding  Japan), Middle East, and
        Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures  in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   II-168

        Table 36: World Historic Review for Digital Inks by
        Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific
        (excluding Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for  Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart) II-169

        Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Digital Inks by
        Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
        Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004,
        2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)  II-170

        Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
        Other Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
        Asia-Pacific (excluding  Japan), Middle East, and Latin
        America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures  in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   II-171

        Table 39: World Historic Review for Other Inks by Geographic
        Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific (excluding
        Japan), Middle East, and  Latin America Markets
        Independently Analyzed  with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for  Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart) II-172

        Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Inks  by
        Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        US, Canada, Japan, Europe,  Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
        Middle East,  and Latin America Markets for Years 2004,
        2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart) II-173


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES     III-1
      A.Market Analysis    III-1
        Outlook     III-1
        Trends & Issues    III-2
         Current Scenario: Uncertainty Reigns High   III-2
         Impact of Recession in Retrospect on  the US Printing Ink
          Industry  III-2
         US Printing Ink Market: Fraught with Challenges III-2
         New Printing Technologies Alter Industry  LandscapeIII-3
         Soaring Raw Material Prices in North America  Affects Ink
          Manufacturers    III-3
          Acrylic Acids    III-3
          Titanium Dioxide III-4
          Natural Gas and Crude Oil           III-4
          Rosin     III-4
          Carbon Black     III-4
          Nitrocellulose   III-4
          Organic Colored PigmentsIII-4
          Vegetable Oils   III-5
          Unavailability of Raw Material Hinders Flexo Ink Market
           Growth   III-5
         Lithographic Inks: The Largest Segment      III-5
         Radiation-Curable Inks: Poised for Growth   III-5
         Rising Popularity of Digital Inks    III-6
         Digital Printing Eclipses Traditional Methods   III-6
         Battling Challenges, North American Flexo  Market Gears for
          Further Growth   III-7
         Petroleum Based Inks Fight Back      III-7
         Letterpress Faces Massive Decline    III-8
         Shift from Solvent to Water-Based Ink  Technology  III-8
         Technological Advancements Drive  Market Growth III-8
         Environmental Regulations Affect Industry’s  Prospects         III-8
         Eco-Friendly Ink Products Make Inroads      III-9
         Increasing Popularity of organic Solvents  and InksIII-9
         Vegetable Oil based Inks: Insight Into North  America’s
          Winning Formula  III-9
          TAP: A Strong Science Base in North AmericaIII-10
          Finer Points of Functionality Offered by  Vegetable-Based
           Inks     III-11
          Public Policies: A Prime Growth Stimulant  III-11
           Reaching Out to Newer Turfs        III-11
        Competitive Landscape  III-13
         Table 41: Leading Players in US Printing Inks  Market
         (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Sun
         Chemical, Flint Group, INX, CR/T, Hostmann-Steinberg,
         Siegwerk and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-13

         Table 42: Leading Manufacturers of Flexographic Printing
         Inks in the US (2012): Percentage  Breakdown of Value Sales
         for Sun Chemical/DIC, Flint Group, Sakata/INX International
         and  Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)III-13

         Table 43: Leading Manufacturers of Lithographic Printing
         Inks in the US (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value
         Sales for Sun Chemical/DIC, Flint Group, Sakata/INX
         International and Others (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-14

         Table 44: Leading Manufacturers of Gravure Inks in the US
         (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Sun
         Chemical/DIC, Flint Group, Siegwerk and Others (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-14
         Strategic Acquisitions Lead to ConsolidationIII-14
        Export/Import Scenario III-15
         Table 45: US Printing Inks (Black) Exports by Destination
         (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value for
         Singapore, Canada Mexico, Japan, The UK and Others
         (includes  corresponding Graph/Chart)III-15

         Table 46: US Printing Inks (Black) Imports by  Country of
         Origin (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value
         for Singapore,  Japan, The UK, Germany, Canada and Others
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

         Table 47: US Printing Inks (Other than Black) Exports by
         Destination (2011): Percentage  Share Breakdown of Export
         Value for Canada, Singapore, Mexico, Japan, Brazil and
         Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

         Table 48: US Printing Inks (Other than Black) Imports by
         Country of Origin (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of
         Import Value for The UK, Singapore, Israel, Japan, Mexico
         and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16
        End-User Profile   III-16
         Packaging: Largest End-User          III-16
         Publication Inks: Intensely Competitive     III-16
         News Ink Printers: Striving to Regain  Readership  III-17
        Historical Evolution of Printing Inks III-17
         Evolution of Letterpress Printing    III-17
         Emergence of Stone Printing or Lithography  III-17
         Evolution of Heatset InksIII-18
         Aniline Printing  III-18
        Product Introductions/Innovations     III-18
        Recent Industry Activity  III-31
        Key Regional Players   III-35
      B.Market Analytics   III-37
        Volume Analytics   III-37
         Table 49: US Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
         Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure  Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
         Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010  through 2018
         (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart)III-37

         Table 50: US Historic Review for Printing Inks by Product
         Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently
         Analyzed with Annual  Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for
         Years  2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-38

         Table 51: US 15-Year Perspective for Printing  Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-39
        Dollar Analytics   III-40
         Table 52: US Recent Past, Current & Future  Analysis for
         Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
         Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010  through 2018
         (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart)III-40

         Table 53: US Historic Review for Printing Inks by Product
         Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently
         Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
         2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-41

         Table 54: US 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-42

  2. CANADA         III-43
      A.Market Analysis    III-43
        Outlook     III-43
        Canadian Printing Inks Industry- Going StrongIII-43
        Export/Import Scenario III-44
         Table 55: Canadian Printing Inks (Black)  Exports by
         Destination (2011): Percentage  Share Breakdown of Export
         Value for  The US, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan,  Cuba and
         Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

         Table 56: Canadian Printing Inks (Black) Imports by Country
         of Origin (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import
         Value for The US, Ireland, China, Singapore, Israel and
         Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

         Table 57: Canadian Printing Inks (Other than  Black)
         Exports by Destination (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown
         of Export Value for US, Guyana, Chile, Dominican Republic,
         Australia and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      III-45

         Table 58: Canadian Printing Inks (Other than Black) Imports
         by Country of Origin (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of
         Import Value for US,  Singapore, Switzerland, UK, Israel
         and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45
      B.Market Analytics   III-46
        Volume Analytics   III-46
         Table 59: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product  Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
         Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

         Table 60: Canadian Historic Review for Printing  Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks  and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
         Tons  for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-47

         Table 61: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for  Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
         for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
         Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48
        Dollar Analytics   III-49
         Table 62: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product  Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
         Figures  in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

         Table 63: Canadian Historic Review for Printing  Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million  for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-50

         Table 64: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-51

  3. JAPAN          III-52
      A.Market Analysis    III-52
        Outlook     III-52
         Current Scenario  III-52
         Japan Cracks the Whip on VOC Emissions      III-52
        Product Introductions/Innovations     III-53
        Recent Industry Activity  III-55
        Key Regional Players   III-56
      B.Market Analytics   III-59
        Volume Analytics   III-59
         Table 65: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
         Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

         Table 66: Japanese Historic Review for Printing Inks  by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks  Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
         Tons for Years 2004 through  2009 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-60

         Table 67: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-61
        Dollar Analytics   III-62
         Table 68: Japanese Recent Past, Current &  Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product  Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic  Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with  Annual Sales
         Figures in US$ Million for  Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

         Table 69: Japanese Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-63

         Table 70: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for  Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
         for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
         Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

  4. EUROPE         III-65
      A.Market Analysis    III-65
        Outlook     III-65
         Value Analysis    III-65
         Volume Analysis   III-65
        Market Trends and Issues  III-65
         Spiraling Raw Material Costs and Supply  Constraints
          Continue to Impact Ink  Producers   III-65
         Growth Tempered by Uncertainty       III-66
         Factors Impeding Growth  III-66
         Recession Hampers the European  Printing Ink Industry          III-67
         Packaging Sector-The ‘Savior’ of  Printing Inks Industry       III-67
         Price Sensitive Printing Market Stalemates  Producers          III-68
         European Print Media: Hope Sprouts   III-68
         Short Product SizzlersIII-68
          Inkjet Printing Overtakes Toner Printing  in Digital Sector   III-69
         Increasing Preference of Low Migration Inks III-69
          A Peek into the Regulatory Framework  Concerning Low
           Migration Inks in Europe           III-69
        The Emergence of EuPIA III-70
        The Impact of REACH: A Fierce Tug At  the Market’s Purse
         Strings    III-70
         Implications for Ink Manufacturers  in a Nutshell  III-71
         Market Participants Question the Need for REACH III-71
        Challenges Ahead for Ink Industry     III-72
        Competitive Landscape  III-72
        Best Sales Prospects   III-72
         Flexographic Inks III-72
         Lithographic/Offset Inks III-72
         Gravure Inks      III-72
         Letterpress Inks  III-72
         UV Inks    III-72
         Cationic and Free Radical UV Inks    III-73
      B.Market Analytics   III-74
        Volume Analytics   III-74
         Table 71: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
         Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and  Rest of Europe Markets
         Independently Analyzed  with Annual Volume Sales in
         Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-74

         Table 72: European Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
         Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
         with Annual Volume Sales  in Thousand Tons for Years 2004
         through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)  III-75

         Table 73: European 15-Year Perspective for  Printing Inks
         by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
         for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of
         Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-76

         Table 74: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
         Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

         Table 75: European Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
         Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-78

         Table 76: European 15-Year Perspective for  Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
         for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
         Digital Inks and  Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79
        Dollar Analytics   III-80
         Table 77: European Recent Past, Current &  Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
         Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-80

         Table 78: European Historic Review for Printing  Inks by
         Geographic Region - France, Germany,  Italy, UK, Spain,
         Russia, and Rest of Europe  Markets Independently Analyzed
         with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004
         through 2009 (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart) III-81

         Table 79: European 15-Year Perspective for  Printing Inks
         by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
         for France, Germany,  Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of
         Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018  (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-82

         Table 80: European Recent Past, Current &  Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product  Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic  Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with  Annual Sales
         Figures in US$ Million for  Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes  corresponding Graph/Chart)III-83

         Table 81: European Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million  for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-84

         Table 82: European 15-Year Perspective for  Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
         for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
         Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

  4a. FRANCE        III-86
      A.Market Analysis    III-86
        Outlook     III-86
        Strategic Corporate Development       III-86
      B.Market Analytics   III-87
        Volume Analytics   III-87
         Table 83: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
         Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure  Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
         Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010  through 2018
         (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart)III-87

         Table 84: French Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,  Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
         Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-88

         Table 85: French 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown  of Volume Sales for
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-89
        Dollar Analytics   III-90
         Table 86: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
         Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
         Figures in US$ Million  for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

         Table 87: French Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2004 through  2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-91

         Table 88: French 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-92

  4b. GERMANY       III-93
      A.Market Analysis    III-93
        Mastering the Art of Survival         III-93
        Current & Future Analysis III-93
        Product Introductions/Innovations     III-93
        Recent Industry Activity  III-95
        Key Regional Players   III-96
      B.Market Analytics   III-97
        Volume Analytics   III-97
         Table 89: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
         Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
         Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-97

         Table 90: German Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed  with Annual Volume Sales in
         Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-98

         Table 91: German 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-99
        Dollar Analytics   III-100
         Table 92: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
         Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
         Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-100

         Table 93: German Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2004 through  2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-101

         Table 94: German 15-Year Perspective for  Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-102

  4c. ITALY         III-103
      A.Market Analysis    III-103
        Outlook     III-103
        Competition III-103
        Recent Industry Activity  III-103
      B.Market Analytics   III-105
        Volume Analytics   III-105
         Table 95: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
         Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-105

         Table 96: Italian Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks  and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
         Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-106

         Table 97: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-107
        Dollar Analytics   III-108
         Table 98: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
         Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-108

         Table 99: Italian Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-109

         Table 100: Italian 15-Year Perspective for  Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
         for Lithographic  Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
         Digital  Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004,  2012 & 2018
         (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart)III-110

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM   III-111
      A.Market Analysis    III-111
        Outlook     III-111
        Growth Drivers and Issues III-111
         Increased Newspaper Circulation Improves  Market for Inks      III-111
         Improvement in Customer Service      III-111
        Trends in Product/Technology          III-111
         Automation Creeping into Flexo Ink  Technology  III-111
         Trend towards Vegetable Oils Based Inks     III-112
        Factors Hindering Growth  III-112
        Regulations Governing Industry        III-112
        Product Introductions/Innovations     III-113
        Recent Industry Activity  III-116
      B.Market Analytics   III-118
        Volume Analytics   III-118
         Table 101: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
         Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure  Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
         Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010  through 2018
         (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart)III-118

         Table 102: UK Historic Review for Printing  Inks by Product
         Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks  and Other Inks Markets Independently
         Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in  Thousand Tons for
         Years 2004 through  2009 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-119

         Table 103: UK 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage  Breakdown of Volume Sales for
         Lithographic  Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
         Digital  Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004,  2012 & 2018
         (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart)III-120
        Dollar Analytics   III-121
         Table 104: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
         Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
         Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-121

         Table 105: UK Historic Review for Printing  Inks by Product
         Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently
         Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
         2004 through 2009 (includes  corresponding Graph/Chart)        III-122

         Table 106: UK 15-Year Perspective for Printing  Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-123

  4e. SPAIN         III-124
       Market Analysis     III-124
        Volume Analytics   III-125
         Table 107: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
         Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-125

         Table 108: Spanish Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
         Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-126

         Table 109: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for  Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
         for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
         Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004,  2012 & 2018
         (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart)III-127
        Dollar Analytics   III-128
         Table 110: Spanish Recent Past, Current &  Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product  Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic  Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with  Annual Sales
         Figures in US$ Million for  Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes  corresponding Graph/Chart)III-128

         Table 111: Spanish Historic Review for Printing Inks  by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2004 through  2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-129

         Table 112: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-130

  4f. RUSSIA        III-131
       Market Analysis     III-131
        Volume Analytics   III-132
         Table 113: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
         Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-132

         Table 114: Russian Historic Review for Printing  Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed  with Annual Volume Sales in
         Thousand Tons  for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-133

         Table 115: Russian 15-Year Perspective for  Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
         for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
         Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-134
        Dollar Analytics   III-135
         Table 116: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Printing Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks,
         Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other
         Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
         Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-135

         Table 117: Russian Historic Review for Printing Inks  by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2004 through  2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-136

         Table 118: Russian 15-Year Perspective for  Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
         for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
         Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-137

  4g. REST OF EUROPEIII-138
      A.Market Analysis    III-138
        Outlook     III-138
        Factors Influencing Market for Pigments      III-138
        Product Introductions/Innovations     III-139
        Strategic Corporate Developments      III-141
        Key Players III-142
      B.Market Analytics   III-143
        Volume Analytics   III-143
         Table 119: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Printing Inks by Product  Segment -
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks  Markets Independently Analyzed with
         Annual  Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for Years  2010
         through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)  III-143

         Table 120: Rest of Europe Historic Review for  Printing
         Inks by Product Segment - Lithographic  Inks, Flexographic
         Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital  Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently  Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in
         Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through  2009 (includes
         corresponding  Graph/Chart)          III-144

         Table 121: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Printing
         Inks by Product Segment -  Percentage Breakdown of Volume
         Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for  2004, 2012 &
         2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-145
        Dollar Analytics   III-146
         Table 122: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Printing Inks by Product  Segment -
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks  Markets Independently Analyzed with
         Annual  Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
         through 2018 (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart) III-146

         Table 123: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-147

         Table 124: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Printing
         Inks by Product Segment -  Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
         Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for  2004, 2012 &
         2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-148

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC   III-149
      A.Market Analysis    III-149
        Outlook     III-149
         Value Analysis    III-149
         Volume Analysis   III-149
        2012: A Year in Review III-150
        Impact of Recession on the Asia-Pacific  Printing Inks
         Market in Retrospect  III-150
        Post Recession ScenarioIII-151
        Going Ahead III-151
        China to Prefer Bio Inks Over UV Curing and  Water-Based Inks   III-151
        Companies to Increase Consumption,  Low New Equipment
         AcquisitionIII-152
        Australia   III-152
         Market Landscape  III-152
          Table 125: Leading Manufacturers of Flexo and Gravure
          (Liquid) Inks in Australia (2012): Percentage Share
          Breakdown of Revenues for SICPA, Sun Chemical/DIC, Flint
          Group, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        III-152
        China       III-152
         Overview of China’s Printing Ink Market     III-152
         The Dragon Breathes Fire III-153
         Recession and Beyond  III-153
         China’s Printing Ink Industry on High  Growth Path III-154
         Growth Drivers    III-154
         Major Trends      III-154
         New Trends and Patterns Set the Course  for Chinese
          Printing Industry’s Growth          III-155
         China Echoes the World’s Environmental  ConcernsIII-155
          Green Ink: the Way to GoIII-156
         A Peek into the Government Initiatives to  Promote Eco-
          Friendliness     III-156
         Growth Drivers for Manufacturers     III-157
         Foreign Investment: It’s Not All Fund &  Games  III-157
         End-Use Scenario  III-157
          Packaging Industry: The Unsung Hero  of the MarketIII-158
          Boom in the Publishing Industry Echoes  into the Printing
           Ink Market      III-158
         Production Scenario   III-158
          Areas Requiring Greater Focus       III-159
          Raw Materials Scenario  III-159
          Solvents  III-160
        India       III-160
         Racing to Keep Pace   III-160
         Rise in Printing Inks Production     III-160
         Indian Market Scenario in 2011       III-161
         Publication Industry: Gaining Momentum      III-161
         Strategic Analysis of Indian Printing Inks  Industry by
          End-Use   III-161
        Singapore   III-161
         Overview   III-161
        Product Introductions/Innovations     III-162
        Recent Industry Activity  III-164
        Key Players III-165
      B.Market Analytics   III-167
        Volume Analytics   III-167
         Table 126: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Printing Inks by Geographic Region - China,
         India, Australia and Rest of  Asia-Pacific Independently
         Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for
         Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-167

         Table 127: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for  Printing Inks
         by Geographic Region - China, India, Australia and Rest of
         Asia-Pacific  Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
         Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-168

         Table 128: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Printing
         Inks by Geographic Region - China, India, Australia and
         Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for 2004, 2012 & 2018
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-169

         Table 129: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current &  Future
         Analysis for Printing Inks by Product Segment -
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with
         Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
         2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-170

         Table 130: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks  and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
         Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes  corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-171

         Table 131: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Printing
         Inks by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
         Sales for Lithographic  Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 &
         2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-172
        Dollar Analytics   III-173
         Table 132: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Printing Inks by Product  Segment -
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with
         Annual Sales  Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
         2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-173

         Table 133: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million for Years  2004 through 2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-174

         Table 134: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Printing
         Inks by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
         Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 &
         2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-175

  6. THE MIDDLE EASTIII-176
      A.Market Analysis    III-176
        Overview    III-176
        Outlook     III-176
        Product Introductions/Innovations     III-176
      B.Market Analytics   III-177
        Volume Analytics   III-177
         Table 135: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Printing Inks by Product  Segment -
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with
         Annual Volume Sales  in Thousand Tons for Years 2010
         through  2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-177

         Table 136: Middle East Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand
         Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-178

         Table 137: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Printing
         Inks by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
         Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for 2004, 2012 &
         2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-179
        Dollar Analytics   III-180
         Table 138: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Printing Inks by Product  Segment -
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently Analyzed with
         Annual Sales  Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
         2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-180

         Table 139: Middle East Historic Review for Printing Inks by
         Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million for Years  2004 through 2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-181

         Table 140: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Printing
         Inks by Product Segment -  Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
         Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,  Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks  Markets for 2004, 2012 &
         2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-182

  7. LATIN AMERICA  III-183
      A.Market Analysis    III-183
        Outlook     III-183
        A Market Primer    III-183
        Market by End-Use Segment III-184
         Table 141: Latin America Printing Inks Market by End-Use
         Segment (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
         Publishing, Packaging, Commercial and Others (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-184
        Impact of Recession on the Market     III-184
        Product Introductions/Innovations     III-185
        Strategic Corporate Development       III-186
      B.Market Analytics   III-187
        Volume Analytics   III-187
         Table 142: Latin America Recent Past,  Current & Future
         Analysis for Printing Inks by Product Segment -
         Lithographic Inks,  Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks,
         Digital  Inks and Other Inks Markets Independently
         Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in  Thousand Tons for
         Years 2010 through  2018 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)      III-187

         Table 143: Latin America Historic Review for  Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently  Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in
         Thousand Tons for Years 2004  through 2009 (includes
         corresponding  Graph/Chart)          III-188

         Table 144: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Printing
         Inks by Product Segment -  Percentage Breakdown of Volume
         Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for  2004, 2012 &
         2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-189
        Dollar Analytics   III-190
         Table 145: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Printing Inks by Product Segment -
         Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure Inks, Digital
         Inks and Other Inks  Markets Independently Analyzed with
         Annual  Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
         through 2018 (includes corresponding  Graph/Chart) III-190

         Table 146: Latin America Historic Review for Printing Inks
         by Product Segment - Lithographic  Inks, Flexographic Inks,
         Gravure Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
         Million  for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)           III-191

         Table 147: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Printing
         Inks by Product Segment -  Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
         Sales for Lithographic Inks, Flexographic Inks, Gravure
         Inks, Digital Inks and Other Inks Markets for  2004, 2012 &
         2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)   III-192


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 195 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 234)

     The United States (71)
     Japan (14)
     Europe (105)
     - France (6)
     - Germany (24)
     - The United Kingdom (27)
     - Italy (18)
     - Spain (9)
     - Rest of Europe (21)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (38)
     Latin America (2)
     Africa (2)
     Middle-East (2)

 

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